The Cayuga Economic Development Agency (CEDA) is a private sector, 501(c) 3 Local Development Corporation established to implement a comprehensive economic development strategy for all of Cayuga County, New York. CEDA operates based on the following mission: “To foster a sustainable quality of life in Cayuga County through job retention, expansion, and attraction”.
CEDA is chartered to work as a “One Stop” business development service provider. This means bringing all of the economic development resources in Cayuga County under one roof so new, existing, and potential businesses have one point of contact to assist with start-up and expansion projects.
In the spirit of the One Stop principle, CEDA is located at 2 State Street in Auburn alongside the Cayuga Chamber of Commerce, SCORE and New York State SBDC. CEDA is also located within a few blocks of the Cayuga County and City of Auburn offices for planning and economic development. Furthermore, CEDA has administrative contracts with Cayuga County, the Cayuga County Industrial Development Agency, Auburn Industrial Development Authority, and Auburn Local Development Corporation. This unique alliance can truly provide “One Stop” assistance to any business or start-up.
CEDA is led by a 15-member board of directors. The majority of board members represent the private business and development sectors in Cayuga County, while the rest are key members of the City and County governments, the Chamber of Commerce and the County’s two Industrial Development Authorities.
To learn more about CEDA, please contact us.
CEDA does not discriminate on the basis of a person’s race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, nation of origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, application to or current membership in the armed forces, disability or any other characteristic or class protected by law.
CEDA provides equal employment opportunities for employees with disabilities in compliance with The Americans with Disabilities Act.